Installation of Kool Caps
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Custom 24" inch wheel installation.
Kool Caps can sometimes be installed onto 24" wheels with satisfactory results. But not always. Kool Caps are NOT designed for installation onto 24" wheels.
There are a number of reasons for this:
The best thing to do is measure the 24" wheel hubs that you have with a digital caliper. If you don't have one, your local bike shop should have one, and it will only take them a few seconds to measure them for you. Write down the numbers.
If they are both metal hubs, front, and rear. And, if they both measure 1.478" or less. Then Kool Caps for Graphite hubs will fit on. But, you have to determine if they are flat. Or, if they suffer from ridges, wedges, or tapered spokes.
If you have one metal hub in the rear, and one plastic in the front, and the rear measures
1.478" or less. And the front hub measures 1.500" or less. Then, a set of Kool Caps for Tuff II's will fit on. (The difference is about the thickness of a piece of masking tape wrapped around once, so it has to be measured with a decent caliper or micrometer)
You must assess whether there are any wedges or flanges that will prevent them from fitting on flush. You must also decide whether it will be acceptable to have some of the 7 plastic hub spokes showing.
Creativity can rule the day. You can install a custom CD/DVD underneath them to cover the factory plastic spokes. You can also install a customized old school floppy disc underneath them.
But, expectations, pre-planning, creativity, and ingenuity levels must be considered before installing them onto 24" wheels. As they were simply not designed for installation onto 24" wheels.
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